I am a private pilot an a huge WW2 Naval Aviation Buff. Much of this is due to my Dad being a Navy Aviation Crewman during the war. He spent a lot of time in the Navy Aviation Training Command […]
The Kittyhawk Channel at iModeler
Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk
Yes, folks, this is the Kittyhawk 1/48 F2H-2 Banshee. I don’t think I need to go into the history of the plane as you guys already know far more about it than me, suffice to say that it’s a jet […]
The P-40E-1 was produced for service with the RAF under Lend-Lease, where it was known as the Kittyhawk. The aircraft served primarily in the Middle East and Far East, where it was the first fighter equipment for the RAAF. As […]
Well, good people keep trying to drag me from the dark side to the light….. and I always resist. Except for this time- A good kop (whose favorite A/C is the P-40) dared/cajoled me into doing a Kittyhawk. Credit for […]
1/72 Academy, my third Kittyhawk so far, I modified a few things, finished in Polly Scale acrylics and MM enamels with Matt Cote over Tally Ho decals, this aircraft was flown by Sqn Ldr Stan Galton.
1/72 Academy, the second of my Kittyhawks so far, I modified a few things, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Tamiya X22, + X21 over Aussie and Badger decals. Flown by Flt Lt Les Jackson DFC and Bar with […]
1/72 Hasegawa, the first of my three kittyhawks so far, I fitted some brass tube and wire to the propeller, finished in MM enamels with MM 10000 and 30000 acrylics over Aussie decals, flown by Flt Sgt D A Smyth.
Here’s another selection of the color schemes carried by the Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk/Warhawk during its extensive service career. All artwork has been kindly contributed by Mr Rick Kent. In 1939, Curtiss-Writght went about developing a fighter to replace the P-40B/C […]
Finally done after a year. Flown by the awesome Lt. George Preddy of the 9th FS /49th based at Darwin , Australia February 1942. After this he came back to USA and joined the 352nd FG Cheers Brian
I believe this kit was a re-pop of a Hasagawa kit, but I could be wrong. Started some time ago but lost interest so it sat for six months. Finally finished her and is another three foot model added to […]